The Powder Hound is the USA TRIATHLON NATIONAL WINTER TRIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIP This event will be run at the Homestake Lodge Cross Country Ski Center. The courses will be on the x-c ski trails and forest service roads. They will wind through woods, meadows and include some steep ascents/descents. Mountain biking will be on groomed snow covered trails.
USAT Sanctioned Event
The Powder Hound is the USA TRIATHLON NATIONAL WINTER TRIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIP
Event Distances and Details
Run 5K, Mountain Bike 10K, Cross Country Ski 5K. There will be both skate and classic lanes set for the XC portion of the event.
Early Bird Registration Discount
Register by January 13th and save yourself some bucks, register by January 26th and you'll still beat the race day registration fee. Add $10 to single or each team member on a team entry fee for same day registration
A USAT License will be required. Day licenses may be purchased for $10/athlete at registration.
Lunch and Trail Pass Included
Competitors receive one complimentary trip through the Homestake Lodge Chili and Homemade Roll Buffet. Additional meals can be purchased for guests etc. upon arrival. A day long trail pass is included in the entry fee.
Bathrooms and Facilities
Homestake Lodge has two showers each for Men and Women. Bring your own towel and try to keep showers brief.
Ski Waxing Facilities
There is a complete wax room with 5 wax benches and overhead ventilation. The Lodge also has for purchase, wax and waxing accesories from Swix and Rode
www.homestakelodge.com has further information under the events category.
This event is co-sponsored by Homestake Lodge and the Bozeman Tritons Triathlon Club.
You may rent skis and equipment by calling in advance 406-581-6202. Limited quantities.
Lodging is available. Check the website to see availability and call 406-581-6202 to reserve.
Directions: Get off I-90 at Exit 233 and head to the south side of the highway overpass. Forest Service Road 240 begins at the cattle guard. Drive 3 miles and look for the Homestake Lodge Entry on the right after the power lines.